Canelo points out that no one had unified a division so quickly, in less than a year


Saúl “Canelo” Álvarez He noted that no one has unified all four titles in a division as fast as he is close to doing at 168 pounds.

“I do not think that the unification of a division has ever happened so quickly, in less than a year,” he said. Canelo for the series All Access from Showtime. “That is making history, and it is what I want for my career. It is something very important, historical for me, for my fans, and for all of Mexico. We are going to make history together, God willing. I will leave everything I have ”.

On December 19, 2020, the Canelo beat Callum smith to dethrone him from the super middleweight world championship AMB, and incidentally, he also took the world championship of the CMB, which was vacant. In May 2021, Saul defeated Billy joe saunders to remove the title of the OMB.

With that, he won three of the four portions of the undisputed super middleweight title. To beat the champion of the FIB, Caleb Plant on November 6, the Canelo it would have unified the four titles in 10 months and 18 days, less than a year.

Caleb Plant, champion of the International Boxing Federation and next rival of Saul Alvarez.

Canelo referred to Plant’s abilities

Sincerely, Saul Alvarez referred to the boxing skills of Caleb Plant, his next opponent on the road to super middleweight unification.

“I respect your abilities,” he sincerely Alvarez. “He has a lot of boxing skills, but the bad way he says things I don’t like, it’s not my way of promoting fights. But he came out with that, and it’s okay. You will have what you ask for. When I take it personally, for me, it’s even better. because my mind is strong. I train harder than usual. I’ll be in the ring that night thinking about what happened at the conference. “

Canelo detailed what are the skills he sees in Caleb Plant.

“He is a good boxer,” he said. Canelo. “He boxes well, he has a good and fast jab, good combinations. He is tall, and it will be difficult in the early rounds. It is not an easy fight, but I have the skills and I have the experience of having been with fighters of all kinds of styles in the ring. And I have the experience and the skills to pull this off. I am confident that I can do it. Not trusting in a bad way, just trusting in what I know and can do ”.

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